On the 27th January 2016 bishops took part in one vote during the Report Stage day 2 debate on the Government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill. The amendment was to negate planned reductions in payments for those receiving Employment Support Allowance in the work related activity group.
House of Lords Division Lobby
Lord Low of Dalston moved amendment 41 to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill
The Bishops of Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Portsmouth, St Albans and Worcester all voted content with the amendment. No bishop voted Not Content.